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Who doesn’t love a great quality gin and tonic? Popularity of the tipple have soared in recent years. Luckily, gin fans are well catered for in Cambridge, with plenty of quality producers and providers. Here are our favourite places to go gin tasting in Cambridge.


Cambridge Distillery:

20 – 22 High St, Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9NF

gin tasting in Cambridge

WALKS THROUGH THE MEADOWS SURROUNDING CAMBRIDGE INSPIRED WILLIAM AND LUCY LOWE TO CREATE GINS THAT CAPTURE THE TASTE OF THE ENGLISH SEASONS USING BOTANICALS GROWN IN AND AROUND THEIR HOME.’ Cambridge Distillery make their own gin, so spending time in their Gin Laboratory allows gin lovers to learn about production, how to taste like a professional, and even the opportunity to blend your own gin!

Cambridge Food Tours– Gin O’Clock Tour of Cambridge:

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How about aa gin tour of the wonderful city?  Cambridge Food Tours offer a 3.5-hour walking tour through the city to taste fine local Gin, visiting the origins of the Gin too. The perfect combination.

Gin Punting Experience:

gin punting

How about enjoying a delicious  gin and tonic whilst punting to see the beautiful sights of the historic city? The perfect combination!


Cambridge wine school:

Station Place

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If you want to learn about and enjoy some great gin, look no further than Cambridgeshire Wine School. They have oodles of wine courses available and gin tasting events. Check the website for dates and availability.  Gift vouchers also available.



St Ives, Cambs

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In the beautiful market town of St Ives, just a short guided bus trip from the city, you will find Ginstrumental. The shop sells plenty of great quality gin (a top selection of Scottish gin), rum, malt, vodka and tequila sourced from smaller distilleries and bespoke spirit makers from around the world. Regular gin tasting events are held in the shop.


What a great collection of exciting and unique events for gin tasting in Cambridge! It would be rude not to try them all. Let us know your favourite places for a great gin and tonic in Cambridge in the comments below.

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